Bee Responsible: The importance of pollination in agriculture
12. 09. 2022

Bee Responsible: The importance of pollination in agriculture

The National Fruit Station Vieira Natividade opens its doors for a visit of the Bee Responsible project.
Bee Responsible: The importance of pollination in agriculture
There are three new black vulture chicks in the Alentejo!
29. 08. 2022

There are three new black vulture chicks in the Alentejo!

In a collaborative effort between Herdade da Contenda, LPN and the Vulture Conservation Foundation, 3 black vulture chicks were ringed this year in Moura, Alentejo.
There are three new black vulture chicks in the Alentejo!
A new hope for montagu’s harrier in Portugal
20. 07. 2022

A new hope for montagu’s harrier in Portugal

The first ex-situ conservation programme resulted in 21 new juveniles in the wild
A new hope for montagu’s harrier in Portugal
From Braga to Loulé: Forest Literacy project takes more than 1700 students to discover the nature around them
01. 07. 2022

From Braga to Loulé: Forest Literacy project takes more than 1700 students to discover the nature around them

LPN’s environmental education project that values the forest and local heritage has more than doubled its participants in the school year that just ended.
From Braga to Loulé: Forest Literacy project takes more than 1700 students to discover the nature around them
Restoring Nature one step closer to becoming law in the European Union: LPN moves forward with working group and appeal to the government
23. 06. 2022

Restoring Nature one step closer to becoming law in the European Union: LPN moves forward with working group and appeal to the government

30 years later, a new legislative package can make a difference for nature conservation and reverse the degradation of ecosystems in Europe
Restoring Nature one step closer to becoming law in the European Union: LPN moves forward with working group and appeal to the government
Solidarity Walk: The Lynx
06. 04. 2022

Solidarity Walk: The Lynx

The class of the 10th grade SE3 from Martins Sarmento Secondary School, in Guimarães, organized a Solidarity Walk, in favor of LPN.
Solidarity Walk: The Lynx
A cultural heritage to be preserved
04. 04. 2022

A cultural heritage to be preserved

The first huts in Óbidos Lagoon, known as the fishermen’s "barracas", appeared more than 200 years ago.
A cultural heritage to be preserved
LPNs Headquarters garden receives gardeners from the MFR Sainte Bazeille
24. 03. 2022

LPNs Headquarters garden receives gardeners from the MFR Sainte Bazeille

As part of the Erasmus + Pro program, LPN opens its doors to finalists of the gardening, landscaping and green spaces course
LPNs Headquarters garden receives gardeners from the MFR Sainte Bazeille
Open Letter: The reform of agriculture statistics
25. 02. 2022

Open Letter: The reform of agriculture statistics

79 Organizations across Europe write to express their concerns about the ongoing reform of EU agricultural statistics.
Open Letter: The reform of agriculture statistics
Portuguese organisations urge government to stop destruction of forests
02. 02. 2022

Portuguese organisations urge government to stop destruction of forests

180 environmental organisations across Europe are calling on national governments to restrict the EU’s contribution to the destruction of forests and other ecosystems.
Portuguese organisations urge government to stop destruction of forests
The tea that takes care of the lynx!
19. 01. 2022

The tea that takes care of the lynx!

About a decade ago, eight artificial burrows for Iberian lynx were installed in Moura, Alentejo, in areas of suitable habitat for the presence of this feline.
The tea that takes care of the lynx!
Say NO to the use of poisons
12. 01. 2022

Say NO to the use of poisons

LPN joins the awareness campaign under the "Territorio EUROBIRD" project.
Say NO to the use of poisons
Progress and setbacks in Nature Conservation in 2021, new hopes and old challenges for 2022
30. 12. 2021

Progress and setbacks in Nature Conservation in 2021, new hopes and old challenges for 2022

The 2021 balance sheet benefited from proposals for new protected areas, but was marred by the inaction of the authorities and the submission of damaging projects that carry over the year.
Progress and setbacks in Nature Conservation in 2021, new hopes and old challenges for 2022
NGO Letter for Nature Restoration
14. 12. 2021

NGO Letter for Nature Restoration

LPN joins with European NGOs to get objective goals for the new law on nature restoration.
NGO Letter for Nature Restoration
Environmental organizations take legal action against fake Environmental Assessment Strategy
14. 12. 2021

Environmental organizations take legal action against fake Environmental Assessment Strategy

Today, December 14th, ends the presentation of proposals in the IMT’s contest to commission a Strategic Environmental Assessment on the airport solution for the Lisbon region.
Environmental organizations take legal action against fake Environmental Assessment Strategy
The Civic Coalition - Participate in PEPAC will continue to foster public participation in the debate and decisions about the Strategic Plan for the Common Agricultural Policy
06. 12. 2021

The Civic Coalition - Participate in PEPAC will continue to foster public participation in the debate and decisions about the Strategic Plan for the Common Agricultural Policy

The next few months will be decisive for improving PEPAC until the new government resulting from the next elections approves the final version, based on dialogue with the European Commission and national civic and political participation.
The Civic Coalition - Participate in PEPAC will continue to foster public participation in the debate and decisions about the Strategic Plan for the Common Agricultural Policy
From theory to good forestry practice
25. 11. 2021

From theory to good forestry practice

Exchange of knowledge and experiences in ecological restoration
From theory to good forestry practice
Project Restoring the Mediterranean landscape of Margem Esquerda – Eastern Guadiana region in interview
09. 11. 2021

Project Restoring the Mediterranean landscape of Margem Esquerda – Eastern Guadiana region in interview

Planning an initiative to restore the Mediterranean landscape to make it more natural, multi-functional and resilient.
Project Restoring the Mediterranean landscape of Margem Esquerda – Eastern Guadiana region in interview
The barracas of the fishermen of Óbidos Lagoon
09. 11. 2021

The barracas of the fishermen of Óbidos Lagoon

The Óbidos Lagoon Interpretation Center and the Colectivo Guarda-rios have joined forces in an artistic project to build a replica of an Óbidos Lagoon fishermen’s "shack".
The barracas of the fishermen of Óbidos Lagoon
From Lisbon Tropical Garden to the Geomonuments
19. 10. 2021

From Lisbon Tropical Garden to the Geomonuments

An educational route through cultural and natural heritage
From Lisbon Tropical Garden to the Geomonuments
NGOS condemn yet another project that goes against the European Ecological Pact
07. 10. 2021

NGOS condemn yet another project that goes against the European Ecological Pact

C6 Coalition condemns plans by the Minister of Environment and Climate Action for further artificialization of the Tagus river basin, favoring expendable investments to the detriment of meeting European environmental targets.
NGOS condemn yet another project that goes against the European Ecological Pact
Government does not want to conduct a serious and true Strategic Environmental Assessment by limiting its scope and solution
08. 09. 2021

Government does not want to conduct a serious and true Strategic Environmental Assessment by limiting its scope and solution

Environmental associations defend a true Strategic Environmental Assessment, without pre-defined ideas, and framed in a National Airport Plan.
Government does not want to conduct a serious and true Strategic Environmental Assessment by limiting its scope and solution
Get to know and feel the montado of Alentejo with the Forest Literacy project
16. 08. 2021

Get to know and feel the montado of Alentejo with the Forest Literacy project

Walk, meet and feel the cork oak forest around the town of Portel.
Get to know and feel the montado of Alentejo with the Forest Literacy project
Educating for the Preservation of the Forest: a future in Famalicão
19. 07. 2021

Educating for the Preservation of the Forest: a future in Famalicão

After having been with the Gondifelos school, the new challenge of the Forest Literacy Project was with the students of the 8th grade 13, from Escola EB2,3 Júlio Brandão, in Famalicão.
Educating for the Preservation of the Forest: a future in Famalicão
Portuguese Presidency: Progress in Chemicals Policy and Weakness in Agricultural Policy
07. 07. 2021

Portuguese Presidency: Progress in Chemicals Policy and Weakness in Agricultural Policy

Environmental associations present their assessment of the 10 green tests.
Portuguese Presidency: Progress in Chemicals Policy and Weakness in Agricultural Policy
33rd Anniversary of PNSACV
07. 07. 2021

33rd Anniversary of PNSACV

Studies in the marine area of the Natural Park of "Sudoeste Alentejano" and "Costa Vicentina" have shown that the protection of sites of high ecological value brings broad environmental benefits.
33rd Anniversary of PNSACV
14 NGOs assert: CAP Strategic Plan for Portugal does not promote a more environmentally friendly agriculture and perpetuates the assault on nature
06. 07. 2021

14 NGOs assert: CAP Strategic Plan for Portugal does not promote a more environmentally friendly agriculture and perpetuates the assault on nature

The PEPAC is crucial for the implementation of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) 2022-27 in Portugal, and its design and implementation will condition the future of national biodiversity.
14 NGOs assert: CAP Strategic Plan for Portugal does not promote a more environmentally friendly agriculture and perpetuates the assault on nature
Results of the Mares Circulares in Schools Contest
05. 07. 2021

Results of the Mares Circulares in Schools Contest

In the scope of the "Mares Circulares" competition, two winning projects were selected that aim to raise awareness of the marine waste issue and promote the circular economy.
Results of the Mares Circulares in Schools Contest
Trees in Alto da Vila Park guide development
05. 07. 2021

Trees in Alto da Vila Park guide development

Forest Literacy Project in Águeda
Trees in Alto da Vila Park guide development
The Alder Trees Are Back!
02. 07. 2021

The Alder Trees Are Back!

How Environmental Education in Águeda sows seeds for the future.
The Alder Trees Are Back!
Raising awareness about the importance of Water in Nature
02. 07. 2021

Raising awareness about the importance of Water in Nature

During the end of the 2020/2021 school year, about 850 2nd and 3rd grade students were made aware of the importance of water in Nature.
Raising awareness about the importance of Water in Nature
Marine protected areas ensure greater fish diversity, abundance and size
02. 07. 2021

Marine protected areas ensure greater fish diversity, abundance and size

Recent studies have confirmed the protective effect of marine protected areas and their importance in safeguarding biodiversity and coastal communities.
Marine protected areas ensure greater fish diversity, abundance and size
Petition for the creation of the Local Natural Reserve of Salinas de Alverca - Forte da Casa
30. 06. 2021

Petition for the creation of the Local Natural Reserve of Salinas de Alverca - Forte da Casa

The Salinas de Alverca and the Salinas do Forte da Casa are located on the northern shore of the Tagus Estuary and are the only refuge for avifauna on this entire river bank.
Petition for the creation of the Local Natural Reserve of Salinas de Alverca - Forte da Casa
Forest Literacy in Tibães
28. 06. 2021

Forest Literacy in Tibães

The Tibães forest and gardens were the stage and a moment of union with nature for the 6th and 8th grade students from the Mosteiro do Cávado School Grouping.
Forest Literacy in Tibães
INATEL Sustainability Award, given to LPN
25. 06. 2021

INATEL Sustainability Award, given to LPN

INATEL Foundation awarded LPN for the work developed under the Castro Verde Sustainable Program.
INATEL Sustainability Award, given to LPN
LPN awarded the INATEL Sustainability Prize
24. 06. 2021

LPN awarded the INATEL Sustainability Prize

The award ceremony will take place today as part of the conference "Global Goals for Local Business: Creating Partnerships and Solutions", in Évora.
LPN awarded the INATEL Sustainability Prize
Forest Literacy in Vila Nova de Famalicão
22. 06. 2021

Forest Literacy in Vila Nova de Famalicão

LPN joined students from the Didáxis School on a visit to Penedo da Moura, a site of geological, historical, archaeological and ethnographic interest.
Forest Literacy in Vila Nova de Famalicão
Urgent break with fast fashion needed in upcoming EU textile laws
16. 06. 2021

Urgent break with fast fashion needed in upcoming EU textile laws

The textile industry is increasingly an issue in debate, being a poorly regulated industry and a source of various types of pollution, even a major cause of microplastic pollution due to synthetic fibers.
Urgent break with fast fashion needed in upcoming EU textile laws
Forest Literacy in Crato
15. 06. 2021

Forest Literacy in Crato

Awareness and environmental education action at the Nascentes dam with the Agostinho Roseta Professional School.
Forest Literacy in Crato
Forest Literacy in Tadim
15. 06. 2021

Forest Literacy in Tadim

LPN’s Forest Literacy Project at Trigal de Santa Maria Elementary School.
Forest Literacy in Tadim
Solar Energy: The end does not justify the means
09. 06. 2021

Solar Energy: The end does not justify the means

Photovoltaic plants are multiplying disorderly in the country, and with them the occupation and degradation of areas of high ecological and agricultural value.
Solar Energy: The end does not justify the means
Mares Circulares in action in Arrábida
09. 06. 2021

Mares Circulares in action in Arrábida

The World Ocean Day was celebrated with an awareness and volunteer action on the beaches of Galapos and Galapinhos, in Arrábida, through Mares Circulares.
Mares Circulares in action in Arrábida
Inauguration of the exhibition Arrábida: a natural laboratory for the study of the ocean
07. 06. 2021

Inauguration of the exhibition Arrábida: a natural laboratory for the study of the ocean

At the Oceanographic Museum of Portinho da Arrábida, headquarters of the Luiz Saldanha Marine Park, the exhibition "Arrábida: a natural laboratory for the study of the ocean" was inaugurated and the book "Este mar é especial" was launched.
Inauguration of the exhibition Arrábida: a natural laboratory for the study of the ocean
LPN denounces to the European Commission the destruction of protected heritage in the Southwest Coast and asks for a meeting with authorities
31. 05. 2021

LPN denounces to the European Commission the destruction of protected heritage in the Southwest Coast and asks for a meeting with authorities

Irresponsible intensive agriculture is advancing relentlessly in the middle of the Protected Area, this time razing rare and priority habitats under European law.
LPN denounces to the European Commission the destruction of protected heritage in the Southwest Coast and asks for a meeting with authorities
Project Rewilders: Protecting & Exploring
30. 05. 2021

Project Rewilders: Protecting & Exploring

Agnes and Brais, the mentors of the Rewilders mission visit "Quinta da Moenda".
Project Rewilders: Protecting & Exploring
Open letter on Portugal involvement in the protection of bees against pesticides
20. 05. 2021

Open letter on Portugal involvement in the protection of bees against pesticides

LPN, Apis Domus, Mundo das Abelhas, Plataforma Transgénicos Fora, Sociedade Portuguesa de Entomologia and ZERO, together for the protection of bees!
Open letter on Portugal involvement in the protection of bees against pesticides
Quinta da Moenda, an example of good ecological restoration practices
20. 05. 2021

Quinta da Moenda, an example of good ecological restoration practices

The objective of the visit of the Municipality of Alenquer to this LPN property was to see the forest restoration work carried out at Quinta da Moenda.
Quinta da Moenda, an example of good ecological restoration practices
On the eve of Common Agricultural Policy Super-Trilogues, C6 Coalition launches campaign
19. 05. 2021

On the eve of Common Agricultural Policy Super-Trilogues, C6 Coalition launches campaign

Today a campaign is launched on the social networks of the NGOs that make up the C6 platform (ANP|WWF, FAPAS, GEOTA, LPN, Quercus and SPEA) launching disturbing questions for reflection and action on what the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) should in
On the eve of Common Agricultural Policy Super-Trilogues, C6 Coalition launches campaign
Flower Bomb Challenge
17. 05. 2021

Flower Bomb Challenge

The concept is simple: drop a flower bomb (a mix of wildflower seeds, clay and soil) to save the bees.
Flower Bomb Challenge
Back to Óbidos Lagoon!
13. 05. 2021

Back to Óbidos Lagoon!

After months of online activities, the time has come for the Óbidos Lagoon Interpretation Center, with the proper safety measures, to bring the children back into contact with Nature!
Back to Óbidos Lagoon!
Eugénio Sequeira: a life for the environment
06. 05. 2021

Eugénio Sequeira: a life for the environment

LPN joins in the tribute to Eugénio Sequeira, an agronomist engineer and illustrious defender of the environment who chaired the association three times.
Eugénio Sequeira: a life for the environment
Nature as a non-renewable good
05. 05. 2021

Nature as a non-renewable good

Educating for the natural heritage
Nature as a non-renewable good
Educating for local biodiversity
04. 05. 2021

Educating for local biodiversity

Environmental education is the full exercise of citizenship building through the use of strategies and practical tools to stimulate action in the environment
Educating for local biodiversity
LPN partners with Futurama, a new cultural and artistic project in Baixo Alentejo
03. 05. 2021

LPN partners with Futurama, a new cultural and artistic project in Baixo Alentejo

The project promises to strengthen the connection between heritage, municipalities and communities in an innovative and collaborative way.
LPN partners with Futurama, a new cultural and artistic project in Baixo Alentejo
Science in Castro Verde
30. 04. 2021

Science in Castro Verde

The presence of parasites in bird colonies depends on the species that inhabit them.
Science in Castro Verde
Webinar Series - International Plant Fascination Day
20. 04. 2021

Webinar Series - International Plant Fascination Day

Watch for free and participate in the sessions live on LPN’s Youtube channel.
Webinar Series - International Plant Fascination Day
Stop Finning. Stop the Trade.
06. 04. 2021

Stop Finning. Stop the Trade.

LPN supports the Stop Finning - Stop the Trade European Citizens’ Initiative, which aims to end the trade in shark fins in Europe.
Stop Finning. Stop the Trade.
Learning with Nature
31. 03. 2021

Learning with Nature

Saving raw materials and energy and regenerating natural resources are keystones of the National Strategy for Environmental Education.
Learning with Nature
Soil cycle and desertification: an urgency for education
26. 03. 2021

Soil cycle and desertification: an urgency for education

Soil, like water and air, is one of the vital resources for the existence of the planet.
Soil cycle and desertification: an urgency for education
Sign the Iniciative Save Bees and Farmers
23. 03. 2021

Sign the Iniciative Save Bees and Farmers

For a Europe with a more sustainable and healthy agriculture for pollinators and for us!
Sign the Iniciative Save Bees and Farmers
Field Guide Wild Orchids of Arrábida
07. 03. 2021

Field Guide Wild Orchids of Arrábida

The most complete Field Guide on wild orchids currently known for this geographical area.
Field Guide Wild Orchids of Arrábida
Open Letter to the Portuguese Presidency of the European Council for a fair and inclusive climate transition
04. 03. 2021

Open Letter to the Portuguese Presidency of the European Council for a fair and inclusive climate transition

LPN together with more than 30 civil society organizations call for a fair and inclusive climate transition for all people, in an open letter to the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, in a decisive half year to meet the challenges
Open Letter to the Portuguese Presidency of the European Council for a fair and inclusive climate transition
LPN joins the Campaign Restore Nature
03. 03. 2021

LPN joins the Campaign Restore Nature

Nature as we know it is heading toward extinction. Support the restoration of nature across Europe. Sign the #RestoreNature petition
LPN joins the Campaign Restore Nature
Quinta da Moenda - Roots for the future
17. 12. 2019

Quinta da Moenda - Roots for the future

In recent weeks, LPN’s forest property ‘Quinta da Moenda’ has received visitants from different regions of Portugal to learn about the work and results achieved in the recovery of the native forest.
Quinta da Moenda - Roots for the future
Obidos Lagoon Puppet Theater!
16. 12. 2019

Obidos Lagoon Puppet Theater!

At first glance it looks like a simple suitcase, but inside it holds a lagoon full of stories! And Zé do Marisco, a shellfisher in love with the Obidos Lagoon…
Obidos Lagoon Puppet Theater!
Bivalve toxin monitoring
12. 12. 2019

Bivalve toxin monitoring

Food poisoning from shellfish consumption. Historical data of the Obidos Lagoon.
Bivalve toxin monitoring

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